Mammuthus is a genus of elephants that lived during the Ice Age in the Tundra/Mammoth Steppe all around the globe.
Mammuthus range widely from sub species. Certain species were haired whereas others were not. Mammuthus would use its trunk for grasping at objects and performing basic life elephants like modern elephants.
Mammuthus were generally herd animals and where hunted by anything big enough to take one down. Smilodons, Dire Wolves, and even early humans such as Neanderthals would regularly hunted Mammuthus. The hunting of Mammuthus drove it to extinction.
The African mammoth is the second oldest mammoth that lived during the Late Pliocene in Africa.
Mammuthus columbi Edit
The Columbian mammoth is a species of mammoth that lived as far north as the United States, and as far south as Costa Rica. The Columbian mammoth was by far the largest mammoth species, being 4 meters at the shoulder.
Mammuthus creticus Edit
The Cretan dwarf mammoth is a tiny species of mammoth, and the smallest existing mammoth, being 1 meter at the shoulder. The Cretan dwarf mammoth
Mammuthus exilis Edit
The pygmy mammoth, or Channel Islands mammoth is a dwarf species of Columbian mammoth, and was subject to insular dwarfism. When Columbian mammoths were stuck on an island as it broke off the mainland, the mammoths shrunk in size over time.
Mammuthus lamarmorai Edit
The dwarf Sardinian mammoth is an extinct species of mammoth that lived during the Middle-Late Pleistocene on the island of Sardinia.
Mammuthus meridionalis Edit
The southern mammoth is an extinct species of mammoth that was exclusive to Europe and Central Asia. The southern mammoth lived during the Early Pleistocene.
Mammuthus primigenius Edit
Woolly mammoths are an extinct species of mammoth that lived during the Early Holocene. Woolly mammoths are the most popular type of mammths, and coexisted with early humans
Mammuthus rumanus Edit
M. rumanus is an extinct species of mammoth that lived during the Pliocene in Eastern Europe.
Mammuthus subplanifrons Edit
The South African mammoth is an extinct species of mammoth that lived in South Africa during the Early Pliocene, especially in Ethiopia.
Mammuthus trogontherii/armeniacus Edit
The Steppe mammoth is an extinct species of mammoth that lived during the Early-Middle Pleistocene in Eurasia.